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Play by Play: May 21, 2010

Boston's weekly theater listings
Theater listings, May 21, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  May 21, 2010

Old haunts

It doesn’t take a crystal ball to predict that Blithe Spirit , that cocktail shaker full of dry martini and ectoplasmic mayhem, will amuse. Playwright Noël Coward diagnosed his own gift as a talent to do just that.
Blithe Spirit at the Lyric; Hot Mikado at New Rep; August: Osage County at the Colonial
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  May 14, 2010

Variety shows

There's plenty more than we can fit in, but here's a sampling of the broad range covered on Boston stages this spring, from new works to Shakespeare and Mel Brooks.
Trailer parks, baseball curses, mad scientists, and Darwin
By MADDY MYERS  |  March 12, 2010

Stax 50th Anniversary Celebration

This year, California’s Concord label took ownership of Memphis’s greatest musical treasure chest, the Stax Records catalogue.
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  December 17, 2007

The heart of soul

“At Stax Records, I learned the formula for success,” says William Bell.
At 50, Stax Records keeps on beating
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  March 20, 2007